Senator Rubio bringing Uighur activist as State of the Union guest

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) talks to reporters following a classified national security briefing of the U.S. Senate on developments with Iran after attacks by Iran on... Read more »

U.S. House committee renews push for Pompeo Iran testimony, subpoena threat

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at the Organization of American States in Washington, U.S. January 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House of... Read more »

U.S. lawmakers predict passage of bill backing China’s Uighurs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress predicted on Wednesday that the House of Representatives and Senate would agree on a compromise version of legislation... Read more »

U.S. lawmakers unconvinced by Trump Iran argument, set war powers vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials failed to convince many U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that an imminent threat had justified the killing of a top Iranian military commander, and... Read more »

With legislation threatened, Trump administration to brief Congress on Iran crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials will brief the U.S. Congress on Wednesday on the killing of an Iranian commander that has sparked a new Middle East crisis, as... Read more »

‘World cannot afford war’: U.S. Democrats respond to Iran missile strike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Congress and some of the party’s presidential contenders warned on Tuesday about escalating conflict in the Middle East after Iran launched a... Read more »

Fiscal 2020 domestic spending bill passes in Senate

The U.S. Flag lies in front of the U.S. Capitol dome prior to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on two articles of impeachment against U.S. President... Read more »

U.S. spending deal would raise tobacco age, deny some Trump border wall money

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress would raise the U.S. tobacco purchasing age to 21 and permanently repeal several of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) taxes under a massive government spending... Read more »

U.S. spending deal would raise tobacco age, deny some Trump border wall money

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress would raise the U.S. tobacco purchasing age to 21 and permanently repeal several of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) taxes under a massive government spending... Read more »

Senate advances massive defense policy bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Monday to advance a $738 billion defense policy bill, clearing the way for a vote on final passage on Tuesday,... Read more »